The Ministry of Education and Science announced the results of the first edition of the ‘Perły nauki’ [Pearls of Science] competition. Three AGH University alumnae and one alumnus of first-cycle degree programmes received awards. They will get more than PLN 880,000 to carry out their research.
AGH University laureates
The purpose of the competition is to support exceptionally talented graduates of first-cycle programmes or students who completed the third or fourth year of a long-cycle Master’s degree programme.
The entry requirement in the competition included a presentation of a project whose costs could not exceed PLN 240,000 for projects in natural sciences, engineering and technology, medical and health sciences, and agricultural sciences. For projects in the humanities, social sciences, theology, and the arts, the limit was PLN 200,000. The project leader will also receive compensation as part of the award, which will not exceed PLN 3,000 monthly.
335 applications were submitted for the competition and 98 projects received funds. Representatives of 36 institutions became beneficiaries of the money.